Meet the Team

For over 40 years, the St. Louis Group Business Brokers have been helping thousands of people sell and buy businesses in the St. Louis Metro market.

David Marlo CBC

David Marlo CBC

President

David Marlo is the president of St. Louis Group Business Brokers, he is a Certified Business Counselor and has forty years of experience. Dave’s motto "Do good things for good people."

Cindy Munoz

Cindy Munoz

Vice President

Cindy Munoz has been a vital part of the Saint Louis Group since the beginning. She learned the importance of small business by working for her own family farm before attending Southeast Missouri State University to explore an education in Social Sciences. Starting in 1997 as support staff, she has now become the Vice President/Chief Financial Officer of the brokerage. Cindy is all about honestly, transparency, and helping get a simple yet direct understanding of the closing process when it comes time to close on the sale of a business.
Cindy has over 20 years expertise in bringing together the right people and keeping them working together with the help of our brokers and her handpicked support staff.

Bill Roland

Bill Roland

Sales Manager

Bill Roland found out the process of St. Louis Group Business Brokers first hand by selling his company here as a client. As a business owner of several companies throughout the years he understands the drive, passion and true love people have and put into their business every single day. He has found a home here, where he can put buyers and sellers together and assist them through the process. As of January 1st, 2019 Bill has taken over the role as Sales Manager and is currently helping our staff and customers to achieve their goals. Bringing with him a team mentality and a team of his own to assist in all aspects of Business Brokering. Feel free to call him today directly at 636-345-3426.

Bob Dopuch

Bob Dopuch

Business Broker

With more than 30 years experience in advising corporate and governmental sector clients in strategic, financial, and operational management, Bob has the skills necessary to provide the practical advice needed by business sellers and purchasers.

Bob has co-founded, owned and operated companies in the airport consulting, program management, and retail services industries. His experience as a business owner provides him with a unique perspective he can apply to his engagements representing private business owners. He has the first hand knowledge of the challenges business owners face and is now using his personal experiences to successfully guide others through the complexities of a business transfer.

Bob is a St. Louis native, an alumnus of the University of Missouri, and has been a visiting instructor at Saint Louis University-Parks Air College.

Peter Rook

Peter Rook

Business Broker

Peter graduated from Wichita State University with a Major in Business/Finance and a minor in Real Estate. Peter has owned and operated National Yum Brand QSR Restaurants, Taco Bell, KFC, Long John Silvers, and A&W for over Eighteen Years. As a Taco Bell Franchise Operator for Fourteen Years, Peter developed a portfolio of twenty-seven stores with $28.5 Million in Annual Sales with over 600 Employees. Over the past eighteen years, Peter has participated in business acquisitions and the sale of over 60 plus restaurants and other sales businesses totaling over $50 Million. Additionally, Peter has owned and operated several small retail businesses.

Peter utilizes his vast experience in buying, operating, and selling businesses to assist his clients in maximizing value on the sell and buy side of small business. Peter is engaging, impactful, friendly, and resourceful. He shares his passion for business with all his clients on every transaction. Peter embraces all challenges and achieves positive outcomes. Please contact him at (636) 675-2103 or email peterr@saintlouisgroup.com.

Robert Schmitt

Robert Schmitt

Business Broker

Rob has over 15 years experience as owner of several small businesses and strives to put other business owners in an optimal position for success. In addition to owning businesses himself, Rob also spent 14 years developing franchises and consulting business owners. He enjoys coaching new business owners, and helping them overcome inexperience to avoid the pitfalls of becoming an entrepreneur. If you are currently working and don’t enjoy your job, talk to Rob. Getting into business or selling your current business doesn’t have to be complicated. Rob and Saint Louis Group will take you through their proven process.

Joe Snyder

Joe Snyder

Business Broker

Joe Snyder worked through the “ranks” of business from an early age. He has successfully owned and operated many privately held companies, eventually elected to serve as CEO of a multi-million dollar Utility Company. Joe is a veteran of the United States Army, a graduate of the Illinois State Police Academy, holds a B.S. in Administration of Justice from Missouri Baptist University and is currently engaged in graduate studies at SLU Law. If you are looking for someone who understands the subtleties of business brokerage, who will stand at your side during the process of selling or buying your business then call Joe for a free consultation (314) 379-9937.

Jim Wors

Jim Wors

Business Broker

Jim is a successful business executive and entrepreneur. He started his career with Anheuser-Busch in 1987, holding positions in purchasing, contract negotiation and human resources during his 20 years of service. In addition, Jim has successfully owned and operated businesses in the industries of service, retail and hospitality over the past 25 years. Having experience in both the corporate sector and small business, Jim offers extensive personal knowledge and professional expertise when working with clients. Jim is a St Louis native and holds a B.S. in Business from Lindenwood University.

Billy Roland

Billy Roland

Business Broker

Billy Roland joined us at the Saint Louis Group working as a part of a new team-based idea with an emphasis on using technology to promote Dave Marlo’s decades proven method of success when it comes to helping people buy and sell businesses. Billy comes to us with over 7 years experience working in the pharmaceutical industry with experience in the following sectors; retail, independent, community, hospital, and drug study. Billy works on integration of our new CRM system, marketing automations, business valuations, confidential marketing, and buyer screenings.

Corey Conway

Corey Conway

Business Broker

Corey, is one of the younger additions to the Saint Louis Group. He comes with a financial background and an early entrepreneur desire. Corey received his degree in Finance from Missouri State University and spent a period of time in the banking industry before joining us. Corey is very passionate about putting buyers and sellers together to help them reach their financials and personal goals.

Lori Scarlett

Lori Scarlett

Business Broker

Lori Scarlett is an educator and entrepreneur who has owned several businesses and multi-unit franchises. She is confident and passionate about helping others achieve their goals. Lori has all the necessary experience to help you make an informed decision when it comes to selling your own business or purchasing another. Call/Text/E-mail Lori today. (636)346-4170 Lori@saintlouisgroup.com

Buck Martin

Buck Martin

Business Broker

Buck Martin is a real estate investor and entrepreneur who has owned several real estate and construction related businesses and a franchise. He attended Saint Louis University and is a pilot for Delta Airlines. Buck enjoys spending his time with his beautiful wife and one year old twins. Buck can be reached at 314-566-1756 or buckm@saintlouisgroup.com

Rachel McKenna

Rachel McKenna

Marketing Specialist

Rachel McKenna is the marketing specialist at St. Louis Group Business Brokers. Rachel joins the team with over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit industry. Rachel enjoys reading and spending time with her three kids and wonderful husband.

Alice Staas

Alice Staas

Alice Staas has been setting appointments with our clients since 2002, she has successfully marketed our business to hundreds of business owners in the St. Louis area.

Gwen LaRose

Gwen LaRose

Closing & Office Assistant

Gwen LaRose re-joins our team with 20 years of professional administrative experience, she is our Closing Assistant.